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What’s the Medical Device Recall Procedure in Tennessee?

Medical device recalls are a serious matter. When a product that’s meant to help people instead causes them harm, it can be devastating. If you or someone you know has been injured by a medical device, it is important to understand the recall procedure. Notifying the vendor or medical center If you are a patient […]

Understand the risks of drowsy driving

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office reports that up to 8,000 fatalities a year result from drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. One in three drivers admit to drowsy driving within the past 30 days, an action that can be just as dangerous as driving while texting or under the influence of drugs and alcohol. […]

Identifying a medical device defect

Physicians and their patients trust medical devices to aid in treating or fixing certain ailments or injuries. When those devices have defects, they can cause additional harm. Thankfully, it is possible to seek reparations with a medical device claim. One of the key aspects to winning such claims is to show the defective nature of […]

Determining the Viability of a Medical Malpractice Claim

There are many great physicians who work diligently and intentionally to provide the best care to their patients. However, there are also those who cause undue suffering due to neglect. Thankfully, those patients and their families may seek reparations if they can successfully prove their cases. There are a few important factors in determining if […]

3 ways health care can harm you instead of help you

When you see your doctor or go to the hospital, you expect a certain standard of care. The basic purpose of the health care system is to safeguard your health and save your life. Unfortunately, this is not how things always happen. Some of it is due to natural consequences. Not all diseases are treatable, […]

The Purdue Pharma lawsuit and undisclosed information

Opioids are much in the news these days, and one of those is a bestseller called OxyContin, a painkiller that pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma LP manufactures and sells. The state of Kentucky brought a civil suit against the company. Here are the reasons behind the court action and how the parties eventually settled the case. […]

How to know if your medical device is defective

Your medical device, whether a hip replacement or IUD, should help you, not harm you. Yet every year, the number of major adverse complications from medical devices continues to rise, notes The Expert Institute. These consequences include hospitalization, disability and death. You may think that with such serious side effects, it would be easy to […]

This little red pill is harming nursing home residents

Nursing home residents are facing aggressive treatment with dangerous effects. According to a CNN investigation, a drug called Nuedexta is inappropriately prescribed to elderly patients. This pharmaceutical drug is unsafe and unnecessary in many cases. So what is Nuedexta meant to treat? Why is it potentially harmful? Read below for more information about this over-prescribed […]

Key factors in a defective medical device claim

Medical devices should assist individuals with living better lives, but what happens when they cause further injury or impairment? In such instances, it may be possible to file a defective medical device claim. If you or a loved one faces injuries due to a defective medical device, you deserve just compensation. Make sure that you […]

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